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Definitions for kibosh
ˈkaɪ bɒʃ, kɪˈbɒʃki·bosh

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word kibosh.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stop, halt, block, kiboshverb

    stop from happening or developing

    "Block his election"; "Halt the process"

Wiktionary

  1. kiboshnoun

    A checking or restraining element.

  2. Etymology: . Possibilities include:

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  1. kibosh

    Kibosh is a term used to refer to something that serves as a restraining or checking element, bringing an end to something. It can also mean to decisively reject or squelch something. For instance, in a sentence, "The heavy rainfall certainly put the kibosh on our picnic plans."

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kibosh in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kibosh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of kibosh in a Sentence

  1. Paul Offit:

    There was concern this would be misunderstood -- that people would think myocarditis was associated with vaccine, a colleague who was on the call said' This could put the kibosh on teenage vaccination.'.

  2. Barbara Hall:

    LEONARD I've failed, Chris. I can't locate the white collective unconscious. CHRIS I wouldn't feel too bad about that. You know, western culture hasn't really carried the baton on folklore and mythology. The rise of Christianity put the kibosh on it--the gospel hits the number one best-seller list and everything else gets remaindered.

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